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Export grants for AFA Members is vital to Australia's trade, jobs and growth

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A comprehensive, independent review of the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme has found the grants remain integral to the success of Australia's international businesses.    Read More . . .

53rd Australian Export Awards Apply Now – AUSTRADE

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The 53rd Australian Export Awards is now accepting applications in 12 national categories.    Read More . . .

Applications Now Open for Governor Of Victoria Export Awards 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Why the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement is both good and bad for the Australian Furniture industry

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The AFA was disappointed to read that Furniture comes in the top 5 of imported items from China to Australia. China’s top-five exports to Australia are clothing ($5.1 billion), telecom equipment and parts ($4.9 billion), computers ($4.8 billion), furniture ($2.2 billion) as well as toys and games ($1.8 billion).    Read More . . .

Apply for an Australian Export Award

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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Do you sell your products and services to the world? If so, you might be eligible to apply for an Australian Export Award.
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Women in Trade and Export Australia

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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Women in Trade and Export Australia

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
AFA stakeholders may be interested to learn about a new forum established by the Australian Chamber of International Trade (ACIT).    Read More . . .

AFA Partner Export Imperative Seminar - Taking Australian Furniture to the World

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Export Imperative, proud partners of the Australian Furniture Association, are conducting two seminars in June to be held in Melbourne and Sydney.    Read More . . .

Furniture Manufacturers Struggling with Export Regulatory Burden

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The AFA is working very closely with AFA Members to help them Export their products to the world. There have been some major inroads by the AFA and the Federal Government in this area which will be announced soon.

Earlier this year Australia's International business Survey captured data from more than 1,600 Australian exporters and provided unique insights from a diverse range of businesses but with a particularly strong representation from the manufacturing sector (31 per cent).
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Internationally Recognised Jo Pearson to Head FURNITEX connect Events Coverage

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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